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Chapter 5 vocab.

What is the significance of Hispaniola? It is the sight of the first Spanish colony in the Americas.
Queen Isabella and King Ferdinand were the rulers of Spain.
Christopher Columbus believed that the earth was round, he could rech Asia by sailing west from Europe, he had landed in the indies.
Which of the following best describes an expedition? a journey undertaken by a group of people with a definite purpose.
Why is Santa Domingo considered the first permanent colony in the Americas? It was the first place claimed for and controlled by a distant government.
granted the land of Florida by the kings of Spain; drowned at sea while attempting to reach Mexico Narvaez
founded the city of Veracruz; seized the city of Tenochtitlan and renamed it the city of Mexico Cortes
conquistador general term for a Spanish explorer who searched for wealth and land in the Americas
Viceroy governor of a colony who rules in the name of the king
Pueblo Native American village of houses built of adobe
Coronado explored areas of present day New Mexico, Texas, and Kansas in his search for Cibola
friar person belonging to one of the religious brotherhoods of the Roman Catholic Church
friar person belonging to one of the religious brotherhoods of the Roman Catholic Church
missionary one who is sent to do religious or charitable work in a territory or foreign country
commission to grant power or authority to carry out a specific task
one of four survivors of the Narvaez expedition; returned to Mexico and then to Spain and spoke about the seven cities of gold Cabeza de Vaca
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